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israel's iamb prime minister disagreed with the talks and says the vaty the united states and world power gave them a freebie by agreeing to hold more talks next month. >> reporter: a live look at the jfx with lane closures and construction. i am sherrie johnson and i will look at your morning commute coming up. >> a jury recommended 26 years sentence for him. this morning george huguely will find out when he will be sentenced. >> details on a traffic stop that put a officer in the hospital this morning. than much more coming up on this monday, april 16th. good morning, i am charley crowson the day before tax day. >> it is i am megan pringle. thanks for joining us. i did my taxes a while ago that's why i didn't think about it. >> all is well. >> and i've been on cloud nine because of the weather. lynn ye, it's -- lynette, it's been beautiful. >> you have been on cloud nine
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but i thought it was because of me. you like the heat. much milder monday especially this morning. we are dealing with the milder temperatures. mostly cloudy but dry. we have the clouds streaming in here this morning. we look at temperatures right now. 67 degrees in arnold. good morning to you. you do not need the coat as you head out the door. sykesville at 63 now and northville 64. and the winds are light out of the southwest today. and that's what's going to help to pump in all this heat and we will be flirting with recordheat going through the day. maryland's most powerful radar is dry. we have all five sweeps on. it will stay dry unfortunately because we desperately need that rain. i will talk about the next chances for some rain coming up. but right know now let's check the traffic with angela. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. monday morning has a check of the key routes. a look at i-70 which is moving well. i-795 also. the northwest expressway, traveling around the beltway on
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the east side, things are moving pretty good around to the key bridge between i-95 on that stretch. here's a live look at 695 and green spring avenue for those of you making the drive on the north side. traffic is moving fine there as well. we have no early troubles on the harrisburg expressway. but you might want to think of a quicker way to get to work or to get the kids to school this morning if you travel on the jones falls expressway. abc2 news sherrie johnson is live with lane closures and more information. sherrie. >> reporter: good morning. yes, i am out on the jfx. i got my safety vest on. not fashionable but keeping us safe. we are on the jfx where there's lane closures. and as you can see behind me here, traffic is picking up a little bit here. but still not as bad as it is probably going to get. today is the first true test for the jones falls expressway closures. if you can look down here, you can see some of the orange cones that are up on the northbound side blocking some
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of the lanes there. now the left lanes at 28th street in both directions were shut down friday for repairs. the lane closures are needed for emergency repairs to collapse drainage pipes under the expressway. the department of transportation says you need the closures for safety reasons and as you can imagine, these closures will mean serious traffic congestion especially during rush hour. drovers say yes, they plan -- drivers say yes, they plan to take alternate routes. some looking at liberty road and falls road and charles street. the repairs and lane closures are expected to last anywhere from six to eight weeks. the department of transportation says you never know once construction starts going. sometimes it could take a little longer. reporting live in downtown baltimore, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. this is going to affect a lot of you. so we want to make the commute easier. head to abc2news.com and click on the traffic tab. when you get there, find
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alternative routes and ways to avoid congestion on the jfx. today the state is expected to announce the next step in a case involving a brother accused of killing his twin. the mistrial was declared in the case last month because the jury couldn't reach a verdict. he is accused of killing his brother 19-year-old back in 2007. he is being held without bond at a county detention senter. this morning on the -- a hearing will be scheduled to determine when a uva lacrosse player will be sentenced. george huguely was found guilty of second degree murder for killing yeardley love. the jury recommended a 26 year prison sentence. the sentencing day will be set today. in virginia, we will have a moment of silence at 9:43. it was five years ago on this day when we sought deadliest act of gun -- saw the deadliest act of gun violence on a campus. 32 people were killed and prompted congressional action
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forcing universities across the country to beef up the alerts and monitoring system. on capitol hill they will uselessons learned from the virginia tech students to attempt to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. collin goodard a survivor of the virginia tech massacre, and other survivors will be there to promote the idea. new this morning, maryland route 665 and u.s. 50, of this reopened about two and a half hours ago after a car hit a anne arundel county police officer. this happened during a traffic stop around 9:00 last night. two vehicles were coming around the corner when one rear ended the other. it then hit the officer. three people ran from the scene. two were arrested and police are searching for the third person. the officer's injuries are not life-threatening. a big celebration in the streets of d.c. >> stay with us, the gift of trees that brought thousands out to say thank you and show appreciation. >> she used the titanic memorial cruise to honor one man who loved all things about
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that historic ship. lynette. >> all right. and temperatures are in the 60s this morning. i will tell you how high the temperatures will soar. those details coming up. >> reporter: and we have gotten rid of the overnight work zones. we will tell you about an ongoing work zone and how traffic is rolling along 695. that's coming up next. thanks. i'll take the usual. got it. if you're open to choosing your own batter, mix-ins and toppings, come in today and build a stack you'll be proud of. only at denny's.
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now "good morning maryland." >> the national cherry blossom parade made its way through the nation's capital. it including marie osmond who served as the honorary marshal. people shrined the streets and saw marching bands from across the country performed and watched big balloons and floats pass by. it celebrates the pink pedal cherry blossom tree, a gift to the united states from japan. they had he great weather for it lynette. >> they did. they couldn't have asked for a better weekend for this. today, though, we will be dealing with nice weather if you like it hot. let's start on the mild side this morning. good morning darlington. your temperatures around 62. we are seeing 63s in goldsboro
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and also urbana. winds will be out of the southwest today and picking up a little more. about 5 to 15 miles an hour. i will call it breezy going into the afternoon. we are looking at light winds across the area. we have a few clouds out there this morning. that's helping to keep the temperatures up along with the southwesterly breeze. but we still will get plenty of sunshine as we go throughout the day. you see the line of showers and thunderstorms out towards the west. this will be working its way east but unfortunately, we won't see the wet weather as we go throughout the day. i will talk about that coming up. but right now let's get back tomegan andcharley. for women living with breast cancer, exercise may not be at the top of the list of things to do. >> results of a study that could help women fight the disease. doctors offer tips how to soothe your baby after the vaccinations.
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now "good morning maryland." it's a small world. one woman on the titanic memorial cruise is from silver spring and used the trip to
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honor the death of a young man who is named adam lackey who died who was quite the titanic buff. helen edwards took his ashes along the cruise and then she scattered them over the wreck site. 14 minutes after 5. great weather for a great cause. more than 1500 people gathered in towson for the ms walk. the event raises awareness and money for mullet spell sclerosis. some of the money-- multiple color cirrhosis -- sclerosis. there will be 9 walks around the state and the goal of raising 1.2 million dollars. time for a check on traffic with angela. >> thank you. and good morning. heading out the door. now you may be be okay for now. but later this morning, we are expecting big delays on the jones falls expressway. sherrie johnson is there to give us an update later in the newscast. in the meantime, traveling around the area, shouldn't be too much of a problem right now. especially volume related. we are very light on the top
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side of 695. here's live look at u.s. one and bel air road. top side is cleared over to the harrisburg expressway. of course if anything changes, you can find out on twitter by following us all morning long on maryland traffic. now let's check the forecast, the warm forecast and for that we go to lynette charles. >> reporter: good morning. yes, it's warm out there right now. temperature in baltimore 65 degrees. more of the same in dc. easton 63. 52 in frederick right now. 64 in hagerstown and 61 in york. so, yes, very mild this morning. it's going to get even warmer as we go into the afternoon. satellite and radar picking up on a few high clouds streaming in across the area. but we will get plenty of sunshine working its way in here. as we go throughout the day. plenty of warm weather and borderline hot. we are flirting with record heat for today. the record was set in 2002 and it was 90 degrees. i am going with 87. we will see how that pans out. but there's the area of high
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pressure out into the atlantic as of now. and with that, you are getting the clockwise flow around high pressure pumping in the warm southwesterly breeze. and that's what we will feel this morning and this afternoon. future trend has showers back across the west working their way off towards the east. for the most part, that should stay away from us for today. western maryland, if you aregoing there today. they are in a slight risk for severe weather. the storm prediction center has them in that. but us, we have a slight chance for maybe a shower to creep in late tonight early into tomorrow morning and that's much needed rain. but it's not going to be a soaker. we will have to wait for the soaker probably until the weekend. but our next chance for showers work their way in here as we go into wednesday morning. just in time for the commute to work. so it could be a little slick for today. there's the 87 degrees i am forecasting. the mix of sun and clouds by tonight. and that temperature will be 61 degrees. partly cloudy and mild. and here's forecast for tomorrow. 74 degrees and not as warm.
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megan. >> all right. thanks. time for health news this morning. a new study shows exercise may lower fatigue in depression in women being treated for breast cancer. women who exercised the most between surgery and starting stress management or self-help therapy had the least amount of depression and fatigue. a big event is coming up this weekend to help type breast cancer ocean city's first ever susan g. komen race. it's on april 22nd which is this coming sunday. registration is going on so you have sometime. if you want more information, head to komenmd.org/oc. more men are getting plastic surgery according to a argue in the -- article in the l.a. times. the paper reports liposuction to be the most common procedure for men followed by rhino plaste and eye lid surgery. the number of surgical and
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nonsurgical cas met -- cosmeticprocedures was 12 -- rose 121% from 1997 to 2011. parents a trick when you are trying to soothe your newborn after a vaccination. you know how hard they can be. research suggest the way you hold and comfort the little one may calm the cries. after receiving vaccinations, babies were suit sooghted using -- suited using water or suge -- soothed using water with sugar. instead they are saying use the five s plan. which is swadelling putting the baby on swadeling putting the baby on their side a or stomach swinging or suck. and it's similar to the happiest baby on the block. parents using the five s method with or without using sugar had less pain and crying. >> you want to make immunizations as painless as possible. there should never be an immunization that is skipped because of a fear of pain.
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and the safety that immunizations provide just can't be minimizeed. >> complete results can be found in the journal of pediatrics. so you think new york is the city that never sleeps. well, it's not true. according to real age the best cities for sleeping are charlotte, north care linea, cleveland and minneapolis st. paul. the worst louisville kentucky, memphis tennessee and knoxville. researchers looked at changes in sleeping habits but didn't look at what may be contributing to a lack of shut eye. so they having in to attach it to. >> i am surprised vegas is not in there. >> or new orleans. >> exactly. all right, stay with us pipa middleton. the trip to paris could land her in jail. >> why one of the hottest bachelorettes could be in trouble with the law and the royal family. the mastermind behind
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news around the world the trial of the man accused of killing 77 people and a bomb and gun rampage last sumer is underway right now. he was charged last month with committing acts of terror and voluntary homicide. this morning, he pleaded not guilty. he is accused of killing 8 people in a bombing attack and going to an island outside the city and gunning down 69 more people. many of them were teens and young adults. more explosion and gunfire was heard overnight in kabul with insurgent attacks entering a second day. taliban attacked embassies, government ed byings and nato by as saying it was their response to officials' claims the insurgency was weak. authorities say that one police officer and 17 militants were killed in the attacks and it's unclear whether insurgents are still holed up or whether or not the gunfire and explosions were part of the clearing
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operation. pipa middleton could be in trouble with the royal family and could face charges. her friend pointed a gun at photographers. london newspaper has photos offer friends pointing guns at paparazzi in france while in a car. the sun she and her friends could be charged with brandishing a weapon in a public place. it's not clear if the gun was fake. the founder of wikileaks plans to debut a talk show in russia. julian assange is calling it the world tomorrow and won't say the first guest but says the person is controversial. it's unclear whether he will shoot the show because he is still under house arrest in the united kingdom while fighting extradition to sweden and is accused of raping two women in that country. the largest electronic change is slows -- closing down several locations. >> the decision for best buys
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to close stores. >> and they took the pooch at gunpoint. how much a robbery victim shelled out to get her lifelong friend back. lynette. >> and the eastern shore is now in a severe drought. we need some rain. i will tell you when we will get it coming up. >> reporter: and a look at traffic patterns. what to expect for the start of your workweek on the area roadways. >> reporter: good morning. topping meck america's money. signs of a renewal for housing. buyer confidence is up as the job market improves. mortgage rates and home prices are low but rents are high. realtors and economists expect housing market to move higher. andests say the turnout of baseball games is a good economic end kateor because it's long season and fans -- indicator because it's a long season. major league baseball expects a increase. key bills on tax bills are set. the senate could voteton a bill to impose a minimum tax on the
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helt wealthiest. they consider a republican bill to give a tax break to small businesses. moviegoers are thirsty for the hunger games. it took in almost 22 million dollars. the fourth consecutive time it has been the number one. that's america's money. have a great day and i am rob nelson.
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now "good morning maryland." >> reporter: major delays expected on the jfx with lane closures and construction. i am sherrie johnson and i will have a live report coming up. >> secret service signatures kicked out of colombia. what members of the new security team were suspected of doing that had them sent back to the united states. >> and parts of the midwest took a pounding this weekend.
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the latest in the deadly rash of tornadoes that left some struggling to cope with the aftermath. all of that and a roundup coming up on this monday, april 16th. i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. let's get started with meteorologist lynette charles. how could you not have a great weekend with the weather i know we need rain. >> we do. and you can see it here. we are going to be mild and if you like warmer temperatures, i have it for you. let's talk about the showers and thunderstorms now rolling closer to us. but the unfortunate thing is it's going to stay awhich from us. but the good -- away from us. but the good thing is the place that is got hard from the tornadoes is working its way away. closer to home, we are not going to be dealing that for today. we have a -- dealing with that for today. we have a few clouds streaming across the area as of now. but there are the high thin clouds. we will get plenty of sunshine going throughout the day. so with the clouds this morning, not allowing the temperatures to drop off, we
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have the southwesterly flow. we are warm. 62 degrees in manchester right now. good morning around 63. and 66 degrees in hanover. let's check the traffic with angela. good morning. are the roads still on the calm side? >> reporter: good morning. calm is right. from what we have been seeing so far, it should be a nice easy drive to start your monday. we have been checking traffic cameras and checking in with local and state police. things are moving well with no early delays to report or accidents. especially for those of you traveling around 695, let's get a live look at the baltimore beltway. here is 695 and liberty road. traffic flow rolling along without any distractions on the west side between 795 and i-70. now for those of you who travel on i-95 through howard county it remains trouble free but we are seeing pockets of heavy traffic and an occasional tap of brake lights and this is not unusual nor the north and southbound direction making the drive throug

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